Innovative learning on site or in school

Seedling Education

Bringing education to life!

Key

Benefits

Individual Learning plans

15 acres of outdoor green space that encourage imagination

Playing fields and activity glades

A mass of wildlife, plant and birds of prey

Fully qualified and DBS checked teachers and assessors

Staff who are passionate about their subject and a have wealth of knowledge about the site.

Historic Buildings, Costumes and Props

Highly experience activity leaders and animal handlers who encourage confidence and enthusiasm

Animals who are highly trained to work with Children and Adults including S.E.N

On site Classroom, Staff Kitchen, Toilets & hand washing facilities

Follow-on resources provided with all courses

Courses

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    HISTORIC CURRICULUM DAYS

    Interactive historic learning days for classes or whole year groups covering all Key Stage 1, 2 & 3 curriculums in an exciting and awe inspiring environment.  Topics include; Countrylife, Stone-age, Iron-age & Bronze-age, Anglo-Saxons, Romans and Historic Crime & Punishment.

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    OUTDOOR ACTIVE LEARNING

    Children and especially those with special needs learn in a different way when outdoors in nature. Our OAL schemes cover all key skills during practical sessions. Projects include; making miniature dwelling in our fairy woodland, identifying plants and wildlife in our wildflower paddocks and taking part in literacy and numeracy games in our activities meadow. Sessions start from 1 hour and are accessible to up to 10 students depending on ability.

    From £60 per sessions

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    EDU-LARP- age 5 to adult

    Edu-LARP (Educational Live Action Role Play) is a fun, innovate and creative way for participants to learn all key skills and communication. Adopting characters and working both individually and in teams, the participant will  tackle problem solving, cultural difference, physical tasks and negotiation skills in a safe learning environment. 

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    ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND THERAPY

    Students work to create soundscapes within our purpose designed sound garden. The sessions are led by Royal Birmingham Conservatoire graduate Katie. Students will learn musical and mathematical concepts in a creative outdoor learning environment.

    From £30 per session

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    FOLEY SOUND EXPLORATION- age 10 to adult

    Students work to create sound effects for film and movie clips. The sounds are created in our purpose designed sound garden and using the natural environment. The students will learn theoretical concepts, create, record and edit sound clips. At the end of the course student will be able to take their edited clip with them.

    From £60 per session

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    SEN ANIMAL THERAPY

    Children and adults alike work with a variety of animals with our specialist staff from petting and animals listener work to dog agility and join-up & behavioural management using our  trained horses. 

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    ANIMAL CARE (inc. SEN)- age 5 to adult

    Students learn about a variety of animals big and small, take part in practical activities based both around their care and safe handling activities with our experienced, qualified staff. Literacy and Numeracy are also covered in each session. Sessions start from 1 hour and are accessible to up to 10 students depending on ability.

    From £60 per session

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    RIDING LESSONS- age 3-7

    Children's Riding Lessons- 20 to 45 minute sessions depending on age and ability. Children meet and groom Magic the Pony then have a one-on-one riding lesson including fun games, songs and balances. Group booking for up to 3 children available.

    From £10 per session

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    RIDING LESSONS- age 14+

    Adult  Riding Lessons- 45 minute-1 hour sessions. 

    Lesson available for complete beginners to intermediate riders in schooling, hacking, show-jumping, x-country and natural horsemanship handling. Group clinics also run over the year and  group riding lessons can be arranged for up to three adults. Students can also bring their own horse is they wish for lessons and demonstrations. 

    From £20 per session

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    SHEEP SHEARING COURSES

    Held in May, our traditional sheep shearing courses demonstrate the skill of catching and handling the sheep and the art of hand shearing and the rolling of the fleece ready for teasing and spinning. Using Traditional Black Leicestershire Longwools over 16's attending can then have a go a shearing with the help of our animal handlers. Please see our up-coming events page for dates and tickets.  Next course: Mid-Late May 2020-Limited spaces.

    £35 per person